Please, click here to learn Part One. Saturday, July 27 (ongoing): Self-belief can be an underdog’s most powerful weapon and WBA junior-light-weight mandatory challenger Ricardo “El Cientifico” Nunez acquired it in abundance. “I do not have any concern with Gervonta Davis,” Nunez told The Ring’s Anson Wainwright through promoter Rogelio Espino previously this week. “I respect him but I’m doing the best training camp of my career because the fight is within his hometown and I really do not want the judges to have to work.
Perhaps that’s because nine of Nunez’s last 10 victories got coming by knockout and his fifth-round stoppage of Yogli Herrera in July 2017 saw him average an ungodly 123.6 punches per round. The work rate of a fighter nicknamed “The Scientist Barely,” would you agree? However as formidable as self-belief can be for a challenger, the joy a champ derives from defending his name in his hometown is even more so.
That joy was written all over Davis’ face as he soaked in the ear-splitting support of a sell-out audience of 14,686 fans inside the Royal Farms Arena. It really is a picture about which all fighters wish but, if Davis’ expression was a sin, the reality surpassed his dreamed script. After the opening bell sounded, however, Davis proceeded to turn his fulfilled dream into Nunez’s nightmare. Gervonta Davis (right) vs.
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